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Celebrate Safer School Zones on Walk to School Day

Posted Thursday September 27, 2012 by Jodie Medeiros

On Wednesday, October 3, celebrate Walk to School Day, an international event...

On Wednesday, October 3, celebrate Walk to School Day, an international event that brings children, parents, school staff and community members together to make neighborhoods safer and more pleasant for...

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Walk SF discusses SF street safety on KQED's Forum

Posted Tuesday April 10, 2012 by admin

 In the wake of a fatal bicycle-pedestrian collision in the Castro and...

 In the wake of a fatal bicycle-pedestrian collision in the Castro and the recent joint statement from Walk SF and the SF Police Department on a commitment to increased pedestrian safety, KQED’s...

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News from Walk SF’s Feb newsletter

Posted Saturday February 04, 2012 by admin

The House just passed a transportation bill that slashed funds for biking...

The House just passed a transportation bill that slashed funds for biking and walking — and actually repealed Safe Routes to School. Thanks to everyone who spoke up — Representatives received...

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News from Walk SF’s Feb newsletter

STEPPING UP: A Benefit for Walk San Francisco

Posted Friday January 13, 2012 by Jodie Medeiros

On Thursday, January 26, Albert G. Stoll and the San Francisco Trial...

On Thursday, January 26, Albert G. Stoll and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association will be hosting a benefit for Walk San Francisco. Enjoy a sparkling reception with wine, hors d’oeuvres,...

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STEPPING UP: A Benefit for Walk San Francisco

Walk to School Day 2011 – Bigger than ever!

Posted Friday October 07, 2011 by admin

San Francisco’s central Walk to School Day event on Oct. 5 was...

San Francisco’s central Walk to School Day event on Oct. 5 was at Marshall Elementary in the Mission. One of over 40 events around the city, this was big and...

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California’s Streets Dangerous “By Design”: Seniors, Minorities Bear Greatest Burden

Posted Tuesday May 24, 2011 by admin

A new report released today by Transportation for America revealed that pedestrians...

A new report released today by Transportation for America revealed that pedestrians represent a disproportionate number of traffic fatalities in San Francisco, and among those who walk, seniors and minorities...

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Fight utility box blight

Posted Friday May 20, 2011 by admin

At&T wants to put 726 refrigerator-sized utility boxes, for free, on our...

At&T wants to put 726 refrigerator-sized utility boxes, for free, on our public sidewalks. The San Francisco Planning Department wants to exempt these from the California Environmental Quality Act. We...

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Walk SF in the Sunday New York Times!

Posted Wednesday May 11, 2011 by admin

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/08/technology/08parking.html Now, to Find a Parking Spot, Drivers Look on Their Phones...

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/08/technology/08parking.html Now, to Find a Parking Spot, Drivers Look on Their Phones …Drivers cruising for parking spots generate 30 percent of all downtown congestion, city officials estimate. Now San Francisco...

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Hearing and media focus on the plight of pedestrians

Posted Monday April 11, 2011 by admin

This morning, Supervisor Eric Mar held a hearing at which the Pedestrian...

This morning, Supervisor Eric Mar held a hearing at which the Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) presented a report on the state of the city and recommendations for improvement. If...

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Walk to Work Day!

Posted Thursday March 31, 2011 by admin

Every year, the first Friday in April is Walk to Work Day,...

Every year, the first Friday in April is Walk to Work Day, and the weather couldn’t be better for it! We walked in to City Hall with Supervisor Jane Kim–who...

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